A Canadian resident and citizen, Carrie started her banking career with Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) in 1988, as a Customer Service Specialist in the Toronto branch network. Carrie has over 29 years of banking experience and has held several diverse positions which include both client facing and non client facing roles, which allowed for years of hands on experience with all client segments and spanned several geographical jurisdictions. Over the last 12 years, Carrie has held senior management positions in fraud and the financial crimes area of RBC. In her current role of Director of AML Compliance, which she has held for the past eight years, she has responsibility for partnering and providing advisory services to senior business partners in several client platforms, building important relationships with regulators and internal stakeholders to proactively identify AML risks, and ensuring a robust sustainable AML program for Capital Markets, Custody & Asset Management, Trade Finance & Correspondent Banking in Canada and 17 jurisdictions in the Caribbean. Carrie has been an active advocate for regulatory change to promote the successful achievement of RBC’s strategic goals. Over the past 2 years Carrie has participated in several global AML dialogues, and industry working groups, covering such topics as the Challenges of Correspondent Banking. She has been invited to participate in several global industry panels and speaking engagements by the United States Department of Treasury, the Institute of International Finance, and the International Monetary Fund to discuss challenges and to work in partnership with other financial institutions globally to identify viable solutions to solve important issues facing the AML landscape today.